Darge Photographic Company collection of negatives

Accession Number DAX2548
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Maker Darge Photographic Company
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows
Date made August 1914 - October 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Outdoor group portrait of members of the Band of the 7th Battalion. Believed to be included in the group, but positions unknown, are the following: 599 Private (Pte) Robert Campbell Burns from Port Melbourne, Victoria; 384 Pte Alexander Stewart Burton from Euroa, Victoria (later killed in action at Gallipoli on 8 August 1915 and awarded the VC); B Carroll; 780 Pte William Darwin from Bendigo, Victoria (later promoted to Sergeant); 782 Pte Sydney Harold Richard Elliott from Eaglehawk, Victoria (later killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915); 430 Pte Hubert Henry Jenkinson from Brunswick, Victoria (later killed in action in France on 23 July 1916); 845 Pte Walter Edward Joy from Eaglehawk; R Lehming; 856 Pte Stanley Richard Pollard from Bendigo; 97 Pte David Maxwell Rennie from Melbourne; 819 Pte Charles William Rushton from Bendigo (later killed in action at Gallipoli on 12 July 1915); Saxton (possibly 694 Frederick William Saxon from Euroa, Victoria); A Scott; 767 Pte Robert Scott from Bendigo; Simpson; 960 Pte George Edward Slow from Rutherglen; B Smith; 153 Pte Henry Sylvester Staley from Inglewood, Victoria; J Streaton (probably 70 Pte James Streater from Hawthorn, Victoria); 561 Pte James Wallace from Footscray, Victoria; and 303 Lance Corporal Harold Weatherhead from Camperdown, Victoria.

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